My work in domestic violence began 20 years ago as National Campaigns and Fundraising Manager for the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges. To understand the work of the Refuges better, I became a volunteer at Wellington Women’s Refuge and then qualified as a court approved facilitator for men’s and women’s programmes.
During my time as coordinator of the network it has been a privilege to work alongside many dedicated people doing amazing work in the family violence sector. I enjoy our monthly meetings where we can all get together and support and learn from each other.
One day I will retire but I will always advocate against all forms of domestic violence and on behalf of the amazing women and children who live with it.
The Strategic Group exists to provide strategic governance for the Network. The Group includes: